National Coming Out Day

Members of the LGBTQ recognize October 11th as National Coming Out Day.  It’s a day to publicly acknowledge their sexuality.  What are the challenges for those in the community as they “go public”?  How do they deal with homophobia?


National Black Justice Coalition:


David Johns, Executive Director, National Black Justice Coalition

OnRae Watkins


Harold Fisher

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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